Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Docker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Docker over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Docker
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 89 140
Rank change year-on-year +32 +51 +33
Contract jobs citing Docker 167 99 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.53% 2.09% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 28.55% 19.80% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 64 17
Scotland median daily rate £525 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +16.44% +37.74%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £277
90th Percentile £700 £600 £518
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £46.75
% change year-on-year -18.13% -8.56% -25.20%

Docker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 585 500 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.36% 10.57% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 281 327
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% +4.84%
10th Percentile £125 £150 £150
90th Percentile £600 £575 £450
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +8.82% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 26
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.30 £13.38
90th Percentile £44.50 £36.50 £41.38
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Docker
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Docker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Docker in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Docker in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Docker in Scotland

Docker
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Docker within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +39 109 £700 +47.37% 21
Glasgow -13 41 £410 +12.33% 8
Dundee - 9 £325 -
West Lothian +4 2 £375 -25.74%
Fife - 1 £475 - 1
Docker
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Docker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Docker.

1 94 (56.29%) Jenkins
2 91 (54.49%) Ansible
3 88 (52.69%) DevOps
3 88 (52.69%) Java
4 73 (43.71%) Linux
5 72 (43.11%) Python
5 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (41.32%) Puppet
7 59 (35.33%) Kubernetes
8 46 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
9 45 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (24.55%) JavaScript
11 36 (21.56%) Git (software)
12 33 (19.76%) nginx
12 33 (19.76%) Scrum
13 32 (19.16%) Finance
13 32 (19.16%) Gradle
13 32 (19.16%) Terraform
14 31 (18.56%) Maven
14 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
15 30 (17.96%) Shell Script
16 29 (17.37%) Open Source
16 29 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (17.37%) Kanban
16 29 (17.37%) Continuous Delivery
16 29 (17.37%) IBM UrbanCode
17 28 (16.77%) OpenShift
17 28 (16.77%) Windows
18 27 (16.17%) Groovy

Docker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (19.76%) nginx
2 23 (13.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 18 (10.78%) Apache
4 17 (10.18%) Tomcat
5 12 (7.19%) JBoss
6 9 (5.39%) IIS
7 5 (2.99%) Jetty
7 5 (2.99%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.20%) CMS
10 2 (1.20%) Confluence
10 2 (1.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.60%) concrete5
11 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.20%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (26.95%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (16.77%) OpenShift
4 27 (16.17%) PaaS
5 24 (14.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (13.77%) npm
7 8 (4.79%) Datadog
8 7 (4.19%) SaaS
9 5 (2.99%) IaaS
10 4 (2.40%) GitHub
10 4 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (2.40%) Serverless
11 3 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.80%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.20%) Apigee
12 2 (1.20%) BrowserStack
12 2 (1.20%) Sauce Labs
13 1 (0.60%) Firebase
13 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.59%) Firewall
2 8 (4.79%) DNS
2 8 (4.79%) DSL
2 8 (4.79%) SSL
3 5 (2.99%) HTTP
4 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.20%) AMQP
5 2 (1.20%) Calico
5 2 (1.20%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.38%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (5.99%) MongoDB
2 10 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.19%) MySQL
4 5 (2.99%) Redis
5 4 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.80%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.80%) Riak
7 2 (1.20%) Big Data
7 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.60%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 94 (56.29%) Jenkins
2 36 (21.56%) Git (software)
3 32 (19.16%) Gradle
4 31 (18.56%) Maven
5 29 (17.37%) IBM UrbanCode
6 26 (15.57%) gulp
6 26 (15.57%) Travis CI
7 23 (13.77%) CircleCI
7 23 (13.77%) Cucumber
8 21 (12.57%) Artifactory
9 18 (10.78%) Selenium
10 16 (9.58%) JIRA
11 15 (8.98%) Subversion
12 13 (7.78%) Sonatype Nexus
13 12 (7.19%) GitLab
13 12 (7.19%) TeamCity
14 10 (5.99%) Vagrant
15 9 (5.39%) Bitbucket
16 8 (4.79%) JUnit
16 8 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (19.16%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Banking
3 9 (5.39%) Law
4 4 (2.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (35.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (32.34%) Developer
3 18 (10.78%) Java Developer
4 10 (5.99%) Senior Developer
5 9 (5.39%) Consultant
6 8 (4.79%) Architect
6 8 (4.79%) DevOps Consultant
7 7 (4.19%) Administrator
7 7 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (3.59%) Software Developer
9 5 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (2.99%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.40%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (2.40%) Java Engineer
10 4 (2.40%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 4 (2.40%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.57%) Spring
2 22 (13.17%) HTML
3 18 (10.78%) AngularJS
4 15 (8.98%) Node.js
5 14 (8.38%) .NET
6 13 (7.78%) LDAP
6 13 (7.78%) REST
6 13 (7.78%) Web Services
7 12 (7.19%) React
7 12 (7.19%) RESTful
8 11 (6.59%) CSS
9 9 (5.39%) Spring Boot
10 8 (4.79%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (4.79%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.19%) HTML5
11 7 (4.19%) Kafka
11 7 (4.19%) SOAP
12 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.59%) Sass
13 5 (2.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
1 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (2.40%) User Experience
2 3 (1.80%) Fintech
2 3 (1.80%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (43.71%) Linux
2 29 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (16.77%) Windows
4 14 (8.38%) Unix
5 12 (7.19%) Solaris
6 10 (5.99%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.79%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.60%) AIX
9 1 (0.60%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.60%) Debian
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (52.69%) DevOps
2 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.76%) Scrum
4 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (17.37%) Continuous Delivery
5 29 (17.37%) Kanban
5 29 (17.37%) Open Source
6 25 (14.97%) TDD
7 18 (10.78%) BDD
8 17 (10.18%) Test Automation
9 16 (9.58%) Microservices
10 13 (7.78%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.59%) Business Transformation
11 11 (6.59%) MVC
12 10 (5.99%) Analytics
12 10 (5.99%) Mentoring
13 9 (5.39%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.39%) Multithreading
13 9 (5.39%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (52.69%) Java
2 72 (43.11%) Python
3 41 (24.55%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.96%) Shell Script
5 27 (16.17%) Groovy
6 24 (14.37%) Bash Shell
7 15 (8.98%) SQL
8 14 (8.38%) C#
9 13 (7.78%) Java 8
10 10 (5.99%) Perl
11 9 (5.39%) Go
12 7 (4.19%) Ruby
13 6 (3.59%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.80%) C++
14 3 (1.80%) PHP
14 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.60%) ES6
15 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (14.97%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.40%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.20%) Varnish
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 91 (54.49%) Ansible
2 69 (41.32%) Puppet
3 59 (35.33%) Kubernetes
4 46 (27.54%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (19.16%) Terraform
6 9 (5.39%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (4.79%) Nagios
7 8 (4.79%) Oracle ZFS
7 8 (4.79%) Prometheus
8 6 (3.59%) SELinux
8 6 (3.59%) Xymon
9 5 (2.99%) Cobbler
9 5 (2.99%) Kibana
10 4 (2.40%) Packer
11 3 (1.80%) Rancher
12 2 (1.20%) Consul
12 2 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.20%) logstash
12 2 (1.20%) Mesos
12 2 (1.20%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 19 (11.38%) VMware
2 18 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.98%) Oracle
4 11 (6.59%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.99%) Splunk
6 8 (4.79%) New Relic
7 7 (4.19%) AppDynamics
7 7 (4.19%) IBM
8 6 (3.59%) Micro Focus
9 5 (2.99%) Google
10 3 (1.80%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.20%) Informatica
11 2 (1.20%) OutSystems
11 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.60%) CA
12 1 (0.60%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.60%) Mapbox